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This Stunning All Inclusive Near Cancun Is The Best In Mexico According To Travelers

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When it comes to world-class resorts in Mexico, there is no shortage of options. But among these exceptional choices, one dazzling resort on the Riviera Maya takes the crown.

In the recent edition of Travel + Leisure’s ‘The World’s Best Awards 2023’, Xcaret Arte, an all-inclusive resort, claimed the number one spot in Mexico’s best resort category, a testament to the exceptional experience it offers to its guests.

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Image courtesy of: Xcaret Arte

Travelers evaluated resorts based on several criteria, including rooms and facilities, location, service, food, and overall value.  So, you can imagine the fierce competition Xcaret Arte faced, including last year’s champion, the incredible Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal in Baja California Sur.

So, what made Xcaret Arte stand out among the competition? Let’s dive into the details and discover why travelers chose this stunning hotel as Mexico’s best.

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Image courtesy of: Xcaret Arte

Stylish Accommodations 

Xcaret Arte is located south of Playa del Carmen, just under a two-hour drive from Cancun. The luxurious all-inclusive resort welcomed its first guests in July 2021, and it’s clear that it has quickly become a favorite among travelers. 

This isn’t surprising when you consider the remarkable standard of quality the resort offers.

In terms of design, Xcaret Arte is simply a masterpiece. As the name implies, the resort places a strong emphasis on art, with its architecture and composition paying homage to a number of renowned Mexican artists.

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Image courtesy of: Xcaret Arte

As you step into the resort, you’ll find spacious and luminous spaces that connect you with nature. Xcaret Arte boasts 900 stunning adult-only suites (young adults from 16 years old), each inspired by Mexican culture and artistry. 

These suites are spread across five buildings known as “Casas,” including Casa de los Artistas, Casa de la Música, Casa de la Paz, Casa de la Pirámide, and Casa del Diseño. Each Casa showcases its own unique ambiance and design.

Diverse Range Of Experiences

One of the highlights of Hotel Xcaret Arte is its collection of five exclusive artistic workshops, which take place at each of the “Casas.” 

From dance and pottery to weaving, painting, and vegan cuisine, these workshops allow guests to immerse themselves in the creative process and explore their artistic side. 

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Image courtesy of: Xcaret Arte

But wait – it gets better. As a guest of Hotel Xcaret Arte, you have unlimited access to not one, not two, but nine of the most beloved and iconic parks and tours in Cancun and the Riviera Maya. 

From the natural wonders of Xcaret and Xel-Há to the thrilling adventures of Xplor and Xavage, there’s something for everyone. 

But let’s go back to the resort. 

Xcaret Arte’s outstanding offerings continue at the Muluk Spa, where you can embark on a personalized alchemical journey and pamper yourself with hydrotherapy rituals, massage cabins, salt rooms, and more.

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The Muluk Spa offers a sensorial retreat like no other, using ingredients from around the world known for their restorative and comforting properties.

Unique Culinary Adventures

Hotel Xcaret Arte offers a variety of gastronomic experiences crafted with passion and creativity. 

Start your culinary journey at Changarrito, where you can enjoy contemporary mixology and sip on refreshing cocktails while taking in the breathtaking ocean view. 

If you’re a coffee lover, you can’t miss a visit to the Cafeteca. Talented baristas will guide you through a selection of the finest brews, guaranteeing a superb coffee-tasting experience.

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Finally, head to one of the resort’s various world-class restaurants for a fine-dining experience like no other – where a fusion of global flavors awaits.

Experience the captivating blend of Chinese and Mexican cuisines at Chino poblano, or savor the culinary traditions of Oaxaca at Cantina VI.AI.PY. 

At the Yucatecan/ Lebanese restaurant Kibi-Kibi, the unique flavors of these two distinctive cultures come together in perfect harmony.

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So, now you know why Xcaret Arte stands proudly as the recipient of the prestigious recognition as Mexico’s top resort. But if you’re not convinced yet, well, there’s only one way to find out!

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